In their book What the Signs Say: Language, Gentrification, and Place-Making in Brooklyn, sociolinguist Shonna Trinch and anthropologist Edward Snajdr explore
See how subway and transit signs evolved from painted pieces of wood to the sleek metal signs and digital kiosks we have today at a new exhibit inside Grand Central.
With more than 360,000 pedestrians passing through Times Square everyday, it is no wonder stores have added a little extra to their usual signage.
Ryan Murphy, a student at the Rhode Island School of Design, has installed semi-permanent signs in the NYC subway to help navigation while existing the stations
Are the San Fernando Valley's vintage signs worth saving? Instagram user Sweetsignbro has been documenting them, leading to a discussion of their value.
The Italy-based French artist, Clet Abraham, has been hacking street signs all over Europe, injecting a little humor into the mundane commute.
The app Fontly allows users to document signage in cities around the world. Our interview with founder Brendan Ciecko.
A van Gogh-like street sign near Rue Montorgueil.
Just nearby my old apartment on Rue Mouffetard is the preserved storefront of Au Nègre Joyeux, the name of a chocolate factory that once existed at 14, Rue Mouffetard. It's truly hard to say what is more offensive: the use of the word negro in a company name, the fact that it was a chocolate factory.